• The University of Western Australia (M251), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 201 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
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Personal profile

Funding overview

UWA Business School Research and Development Scheme (2009) for $9,613.00: ‘Understanding the factors that influence students’ first-year experience at university’ (with E. Birch and P. Hancock).

UWA Research Development Award (2009) for $14,370: ‘Does foreign aid make governments less transparent?’

School Travel Grant (2005) for $2,700 to attend Global Conference of Business and Economics at Oxford University in June.

School Research Grant (2005) for $9,450 to assist in completion of PhD thesis and publication of journal articles arising from thesis.

Teaching overview

Microeconomics, Prices and Markets 1101


Economic growth, governance, transparency


  • Transparency and accountability
  • Measurement of transparency and accountability
  • Economic corruption
  • Economic development
  • Global development
  • Good governance
  • Institutions and macroeconomic volatility
  • Institutional consequences of natural resources

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Research Output 2006 2015

Using the Release of Information as an Indicator of Government Transparency

Williams, A., 2015, Corruption, Good Governance and Economic Development: Contemporary Analysis and Case Studies. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, p. 25-46

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Who goes to lectures (and does it matter)?

Birch, E. & Williams, A., 2015, In : Higher Education Review. 47, 2, p. 22-46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

A global index of information transparency and accountability

Williams, A., 2014, In : Journal of Comparative Economics. N/A, p. 1-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effect of transparency on output volatility

Williams, A., 2014, In : Economics of Governance. 15, 2, p. 101-129

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Supplementary On-Line Resources on Academic Performance: A Study of First-Year University Students Studying Economics

Birch, E. & Williams, A., 2013, International Education Studies. Canada: Canadian Center of Science and Education, p. 95-103

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution


Release of Information Index

Williams, A. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 2008



Global Index of Transparency and Accountability

Williams, A. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 2017


Projects 2009 2014


Improving Student Learning Grant

Ishita Chatterjee (Recipient), Bei Li (Recipient) & Andrew Williams (Recipient), 2013

Prize/award: Prize


UWA Business School Established Researcher Prize

Andrew Williams (Recipient), 31 Dec 2010

Prize/award: Prize

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UWA Business School Excellence in Teaching Award

Andrew Williams (Recipient), 31 Dec 2013

Prize/award: Prize

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Economic Growth and Institutions

Andrew Williams


Teaching unit (UWA): Course

Microeconomics: Prices and Markets

Andrew Williams


Teaching unit (UWA): Course